Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) issued an executive order prohibiting forced vaccine mandates. In an executive order signed on Monday, the Republican governor stated “no entity in Texas” was permitted to force an individual to get the COVID-19 vaccine if the individual was to object.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) announced a new push to support infrastructure, education and job growth in the Sunshine State. In a press conference in Winter Haven, Florida on Monday, the Republican governor announced the city would receive $9.4 million in new funding amid it’s rapid population growth.
Chris Christie slammed Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) over his speech toward Republicans following the Senate’s agreement to raise the debt ceiling. During an interview on ABC’s This Week on Saturday, the Republican said there was all this talk about wanting bipartisanship.
Democrat gubernatorial candidate in Virginia Terry McAuliffe has tried to make his final case to the people of Old Dominion as to why he should be reelected. A sign that he has seen his prospects of a landslide victory slipping away, the former governor went on CNN on Sunday to attack his opponent Republican Glenn Youngkin.
President Trump said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) “made a big mistake” in allowing Democrats to pass a short-term debt ceiling hike. During an interview on Thursday, Trump said McConnell gave Democrats time to figure out what they are going to do on the debt ceiling when they were in a “big bind.”
Joe Biden addressed the disastrous unemployment numbers for September. Speaking from the White House on Friday, Biden tried to put an optimistic spin on economic recovery from the pandemic while he’s been in office.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) has spoke out about a possible 2022 Senate run. In a recent interview with conservative radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt, the Republican governor said he was focused on his current job and had a long time to make a decision.
Ohio senatorial candidate J.D. Vance accused people he called “childless leftists” of brainwashing the children of conservatives. The “Hillbilly Elegy” author made the statement in an interview with Breitbart News Daily on Monday.
The debate has heated up in the upper chamber as senators from both sides sparred over the debt ceiling. On Monday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) took aim at one another amid the battle over who had control over the U.S. economy.